Norfolk County

It is a popular retirement destination, as beautiful beaches and the crisp sea air draw people to the coast.

Businesses have been lining up to welcome the announcement that Great Yarmouth’s third river crossing has been given the green light.

Pupils in Browick Road Primary School’s year three and four choir have been enjoying extra singing and vocal workshops thanks to a new bursary.

The workforce of one of Thetford’s major employers will be given “every assistance”, community leaders have said, after Multiyork announced it had called in the administrators.

A £98m pledge from the chancellor in his Budget means work could start in 2020 on a new bridge which will open up investment for the whole region.

Regular flooding of a Broads village road near the River Bure has concerned business owners and residents who say it poses a danger and has cost thousands in lost revenue.

The families of people interred at North Walsham’s cemetery have been promised a full investigation into why personal items were removed from their graves without notice.

The chancellor Philip Hammond has committed £98m towards the cost of a new bridge in Great Yarmouth.

Chancellor Philip Hammond could use the Budget to announce plans to boost the region’s infrastructure as part of a promise to “invest to secure a bright future for Britain.”

Residents in Dereham will be given the opportunity to voice their concerns over roads and find out more about local policing during an upcoming public meeting.

Opinion: Senior county councillor Stuart Clancy believes that the full advantages of the NDR will only come when the whole road is in use.

Complaints about a £5m recycling plant in Marsham means Norfolk’s food waste now has to be processed two hours away in Northamptonshire.

Waste paper collected from Norfolk households is being shipped 13,000 miles away to China for recycling – rather than being processed here.

Children across Norfolk will get the chance to improve their digital skills, after hundreds of pocket-sized, codeable computers were donated to the county’s libraries.

A doctor had advised that an elderly woman should stay in hospital for her own safety less than a day before her body was found in a ditch.

A giant horse ordered off a number of Norfolk roundabouts last week has trotted back into the spotlight.

Business secretary Greg Clark has pledged to contact bosses at the company which produces Colman’s Mustard - to try to persuade them to remain in Norfolk.

Road users have been handed a festive reprieve after council bosses imposed an embargo on non-emergency roadworks in Norwich in the run-up to Christmas.

Great Yarmouth will this week find out whether its long-awaited third river crossing has been deemed worthy of Westminster backing in the Autumn Budget.

From photos of football supporters in the stands at Carrow Road in the 1970s to images from Fakenham Races in the 1930s, an array of pictures going back through the decades are available to view on the online archive Picture Norfolk.

The lives of people at a Norfolk asylum in the 19th century are on show this week at a thought-provoking exhibition.

A group of 30 young people led a number of workshops for Norfolk County Council staff as part of National Takeover Day.

A former treasurer of a pre-school group who stole nearly £32,000 to pay off her debts escaped an immediate jail term for the sake of her young family

While many drivers will breathe a sigh of relief at the opening of the first section new Northern Distributor Road (NDR), others might be giving a sigh of despair at the overall money spent.

A senior Labour politician has called on his former colleague to resign his council seat to trigger a by-election.

The controversial Norwich Northern Distributor Road will now cost £16.5m a mile - after the bill increased to an estimated £205m.

Norfolk County Council said its demand that a Taverham artist remove a giant horse from roundabouts in Norfolk was to ensure the safety of road users.

Voters in Suffolk can see which of their elected representatives are Freemasons - but the public in Norfolk can not.

It may not contain the same drama as Troy’s tragic tale, but a giant horse spotted at a number of Norfolk roundabouts over the past few months has attracted the attention of the county council who want it gone.

Problems of parking around a surgery in Gorleston are being tackled by a group which is appealing to motorists to act more considerately and to also consider parking elsewhere.

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